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Decades old Campbell live disc sees light of day

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 – A new Glen Campbell disc recorded three decades ago will see the light of day in January.

Campbell's 1975 "Live in Japan" was originally issued only across the Pacific. The album will receive its worldwide CD release on Jan. 24, 2012 on Real Gone Music, which is distributed by Razor & Tie.

Campbell played a slew of his own hits along with covers of Conway Twitty's It's Only Make Believe and Paul Anka's My Way at the show. The album was released in a gatefold package that Real Gone has reproduced along with other graphic elements.

Campbell, who has Alzheimer's disease, received a tribute treatment at last week's Country Music Association awards show. He also released what he said would be his final disc, " Ghost on the Canvas," in August.

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